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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Gets a Price and Release Date

Lenovo announced their Android-powered ThinkPad in late July almost immediately after leaking its shots on Picasa. The ThinkPad is a good looking tablet and should do well among the Lenovo faithful once

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T-Mobile LG Gelato Spotted, Should Hit AT&T Too

Back in July, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Net , the successor to their famous entry level device known as Optimus One. Although it was tapped for overseas markets, we

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Pandigital Announces Trio of Affordable Android Tablets

Pandigital has formally announced a new series of Android-powered media tablets today in the form of the Star, Nova, and Planet.  These 7-inch devices could do quite well in the

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Leaked Sony Tablet Details Include Android 3.2, Custom UI

Someone over at the Sony eSupport page uploaded a troubleshooting document to their site last night, accidentally spilling a couple of tablet beans in the process. Thanks to the error,

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Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets

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HTC Details Bootloader Process for “Developers and Enthusiasts”

It’s been a few weeks since HTC last updated us on their plans on the hot button issue of unlocking bootloaders. The hardware maker took to their Facebook page again

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Verizon Roadmap Through Early 2012 Leaked

Verizon’s smart phone plans for the next six months have just been spilled online and it’s got a whole bunch of Android.  IGN has obtained a copy of the carrier’s

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Platinum Apps Releases Pair of Honeycomb Games

We’re huge fans of games that are easy to learn but darn near impossible to put down.  A simple premise and high replay value will often win out over 3D

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[Opinion] The ShiftyJelly Saga and What I’ve Learned

By now you may have read the blog/rant “Amazon App Store: Rotten to the Core.” This blog rant was written by developers ShiftyJelly and takes on the pros and cons

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile.

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Toshiba Deploys Update to Address Wake, Sleep Issues for Thrive Tablet

Toshiba just notified us that they have released a software update to address the sleep/wake/resume issue plaguing the Thrive tablet.  The problem that “a limited number” of users were experiencing

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Noogra Nuts, the Android Exclusive Headbutting Squirrel

We just received an email from the developers of a new game called Noogra Nuts which presents players with a simple premise.  You get two minutes (as a squirrel) to headbutt as

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Google: Microsoft, Oracle, Apple Mounting a “Hostile Campaign” Against Android

Google Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, has taken to the official Google blog to shed light on the recent patent war that’s been unfolding over the last

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Sony Releases Penultimate Episode in Tablet Video Series [VIDEO]

The fourth of five planned Sony tablet videos has arrived online, and has been the case all along, we get our best look yet of the two tablets.  The 1:39

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IDC: Android and iPhone in Dead Heat to Win Enterprise

A new IDC Appcelerator survey indicates that Android and Apple are in a two-way race to eat up the mobile enterprise. With roughly 44 percent of 1,625 polled developers favoring